Examples of peppy in a Sentence
At 75 years old, he is as peppy as ever.
a group of peppy cheerleaders
The song was a peppy little dance number.
Recent Examples of peppy from the Web
The time will go by a little easier with help from a political hack played by Lea Michele (refreshingly finding a new tone from her aggressively peppy Glee character) and the support of his mom (Yvette Nicole Brown).
At this juncture, the musical is too timid, sanitized and peppy.
Combining that comedy with efficient staging, a bit of pole dancing, live music, Sandra Jo Jones’ fun costumes, and voices that do justice to Franz Lehar’s peppy score creates a smile-inducing date night.
Comerica shed its peppy persona and for a few hours Sunday morning the stadium became an oasis for a more serene activity: Yoga.
Oh, the 80s. Popped collars, the generous pleats of Z. Cavaricci pants, the argyle for days, and the many peppy, preppy girls who happily answered to Jennifer, Jessica…or Muffy.
Even on the phone, their peppy, strong dynamic boils over.
The Strumbellas, a cordial Canadian indie-folk sextet, performed peppy songs with beery choruses.
His dialogue is as peppy as a fast break, and Rip and Red’s story is as heartwarming – or heartbreaking – as a last-minute buzzer beater.
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First Known Use of peppy
Synonymsdynamic, energetic, flush, gingery, lusty, vigorous, red-blooded, robust, vital
Antonymsdull, lethargic, listless, sluggish, torpid
Related Wordsanimated, brisk, dashing, kinetic, lively, punchy, spirited, sprightly, vivacious; energized, enlivened, invigorated, vitalized; firm, fortified, mettlesome, mighty, powerful, puissant, strong; refreshed, rejuvenated, revitalized; able-bodied, athletic, beefy, brawny, burly, fit, hardy, husky, muscular, robustious, rugged, stalwart, stout, strapping, sturdy, tough, virile; hale, healthy, hearty, sound; capable, competent
Near Antonymsdelicate, effete, enervated, faint, feeble, frail, infirm, wan, weak, weakened; impotent, powerless, prostrate, prostrated, sapped, tired; indolent, lackadaisical, languid, lazy; invertebrate, nerveless, soft, spineless, wimpy; ill, unhealthy, unsound, unwell; broken-down, debilitated, decrepit, disabled, wasted, worn-out
PEPPY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of peppy for English Language Learners
: full of energy or enthusiasm
: able to move fast
PEPPY Defined for Kids
Definition of peppy for Students
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